CALL. 03.11.2017: Hellenistic Sealings & Archives - Amsterdam (Netherlands)
The Edfu Connection: The event marks the end of the international collaborative project The Edfu Connection, which highlights the collection of a single hoard of Ptolemaic sealings now held at the Allard Pierson and the Royal Ontario Museums. The organizers welcome papers on subjects related to sealings and archives around the Hellenistic Mediterranean and Near East (ca. 4th-1st cent. bce), which may include seal stamps and rings, gems and coins, papyri and literary studies.
The keynote lecture will be delivered by Prof. Sharon Herbert (University of Michigan); other confirmed speakers include Robert S. Bianchi (Fondation Gandur pour l’Art), Stefano F. Caneva (University of Padua), Gunnar Dumke (Max Planck Institute), Catharine C. Lorber (American Numismatic Society), and Ronald Wallenfels (New York University) among others.
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 03/11/2017
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 23-24/01/2018
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Allard Pierson Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Branko van Oppen
Encouraging interest on both sides of the Atlantic in the subject of Hellenistic Sealings & Archives, papers are invited for an international conference to be held at the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam on 23 – 24 January 2018 in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO).
Abstracts of max. 500 words for 45-minute papers may be submitted to Branko van Oppen at B.F.vanOppen@uva.nl by 3 November 2017. Decisions will be communicated within one month of the closing date. The contributions will be submitted to the newly launched Allard Pierson series for a combined publication.